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Featured Cheltenham Family-Friendly Hotels

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27 Aug-28 Aug
4.6/5Wonderful! (790 reviews)

"Good location, just take a few mins. walk to the river."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Broadlands Guest House
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3 out of 5
Free cancellation
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.1/5Very Good! (545 reviews)

"Modern clean and functional hotel in location convenient for town centre and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

Holiday Inn Express Cheltenham
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3 out of 5
Free cancellation
8 Sep-9 Sep
4.4/5Wonderful! (155 reviews)

"Was given a basement room Person who checked me in was a little weird and condescending Breakfast advertised as full breakfast but only about 80% but no healthy options"…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

Cotswold Grange Hotel
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (545 reviews)

"Great room and hotel facilities. Pricey for food but in line with other hotels."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2019

The Cheltenham Chase Hotel
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
16 Sep-17 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (397 reviews)

"We stayed in one of the cottages on the side which was a unique experience. The low ceiling, the thick walls and the garden made the stay very unique."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019

The Colesbourne Inn
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.6/5Wonderful! (379 reviews)

"The cottage we are in is facing a narrow but busy road, and it’s next to a bar/restaurant, you can hear the traffic noise in the morning and people talking in the night. It’s not a big deal but may be difficult for a light sleeper. The overall experience is excellent."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2019

The Lansdowne
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4 out of 5
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4.6/5Wonderful! (169 reviews)
Great Cotswolds base

"Great base to explore the Cotswolds by foot using the Cotswolds way & other handy public paths. Staff were very friendly & attentive. We ate there two nights & enjoyed the good country pub food, cosy dog friendly room with mini fridge & kettle."…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr 2019

The Plough Inn
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
29 Aug-30 Aug
4.6/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
30th birthday trip

"Excellent service, all staff very helpful. The hotel provided a glass of bubbly for the family for the occasion of the birthday, very thoughtful. Hotel very good, would definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 4 May 2019

Cowley Manor
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5 out of 5
Free cancellation
5 Sep-6 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (356 reviews)

"Lovely, quiet place in a great location. The village is delightful and cleaner and less touristy than neighboring towns."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

The Slaughters Country Inn
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5 out of 5
Free cancellation
8 Sep-9 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (249 reviews)

"Great location and a lovely historic building. Staff are pleasant and always available."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2019

Ellenborough Park
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29 Aug-30 Aug
4/5Very Good! (461 reviews)

"The property was kind of hard to find for us at first, but we found it. It was very beautiful! The breakfast was great! Highly recommend this! But one thing we didn't like, no washcloths were provided. When we asked, we were given a confused look. I guess they dont use them or something. Good thing ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019

Best Western Plus Cheltenham Regency Hotel
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
29 Aug-30 Aug
3.9/5Good! (764 reviews)

"Room size was excellent, beds were very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Doubletree by Hilton Cheltenham
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (109 reviews)

"Good value B&B accommodation. Very clean, friendly, good breakfast. Easy 20 minute walk into Cheltenham, albeit along the A40."…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2019

Hilden Lodge
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3 out of 5
Lansdowne, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, England
Free cancellation
3 Sep-4 Sep
4.2/5Very Good! (509 reviews)

"The quirky design of the property excellent friendly staff nothing was too much trouble ."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

The Mousetrap Inn
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.8/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)

"Great character about the hotel. Room v comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Old Stocks Inn
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
27 Aug-28 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (79 reviews)

"Very well described on the website. Breakfast was very good and room was a suite which worked very well. Onsite restaurant and bar were great. 10-15 minute walk to town."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2019

Number Four at Stow
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4 out of 5
56 Shurdington Road, Cheltenham, England
Free cancellation
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.6/5Wonderful! (170 reviews)

"Location and room were nice. Overly loud breakfast staff member, spoilt the atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2019

Beaumont House
Image for Boutique-chic, Cotswold Stone House, Sleeps 6
4.2/5Very Good! (12 reviews)
Lovely stay

"Just returned from a weekend stay at this cottage very close to the centre of the village. Well appointed throughout and and quite roomy despite the small appearance from the outside. Almost faultless (dirty baking tray in oven which hadn't been cleaned by previous occupants and key code confusion ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2018

Boutique-chic, Cotswold Stone House, Sleeps 6
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Where should we stay in Cheltenham?

The welcoming destination of Cheltenham is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The kayaking spots, sightseeing tours and gardens are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Oxford (OXF), which is located 33 mi (53.1 km) from the city centre. Cheltenham offers 54 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:

The Plough Inn: Offers a restaurant, free parking and free English breakfast. Guests like the comfy beds and quiet location at this 4-star inn.

The Colesbourne Inn – Features a restaurant, free parking and free breakfast. The clean rooms and breakfast options make this 4-star inn popular with guests.

Old Stocks Inn – Features a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. The comfy beds and central location make this 4-star inn popular with guests.

Number Four at Stow – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free breakfast. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Cheltenham?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to decide when to grab the children and head to Cheltenham.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: July, June, May and August, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, October, January and April, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Cheltenham?

While you and your family are holidaying in Cheltenham, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Holst Birthplace Museum and Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Cheltenham Racecourse and Cotswold Farm Park.

Cheltenham is also well-known for the:
  • Sightseeing
  • Horse racing
  • Tours
  • Musicals
  • Kayaking
  • Jazz
  • Gardens

Getting around Cheltenham

To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Cheltenham Spa Station. Cheltenham might not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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